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Isobel bronze success

Isobel wins bronze medal at children's games

Published on Tuesday, 18 July 2017 in Sports news

Young Coventry swimmers and athletes are reflecting on a successful International Children’s Games (ICG) event which included a bronze medal in the 50m Butterfly. Eighteen students represented Coventry in the games held recently in Kaunas City, Lithuania.

Children invited to join Animal Agents at Coventry Libraries

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 in Libraries news

Coventry Libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Animal Agents, the Summer Reading Challenge 2017.

Local schoolchildren help London Road Cemetery in bid for more restoration funding

Published on Tuesday, 18 July 2017 in Community and living news

Coventry’s London Rd Cemetery, one of the top five historic cemeteries in the country, is bidding to get further grant support from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help with restoration works.

Coventry City of Culture

Coventry makes UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Coventry has made the UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist and is now in a five-way race to win the title.

Wasps Netball at the Ricoh

Ricoh Arena named as netball showcase for Commonwealth Games bid

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Birmingham 2022 today announced that Coventry’s Ericsson Indoor Arena will host netball as part of its Commonwealth Games bid proposal.

Good Citizen Richarda

Richard is Coventry's latest Good Citizen

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 in Civic recognition and awards news

Richard Knowles is the latest person to be presented with a Good Citizen Award by Coventry’s Lord Mayor.

Remembering Srebrenica

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry remembered the victims of the genocide at Srebrenica, when councillors stood in silence, 22 years after thousands lost their lives.

Coventry Museums - Autumn Programme for Primary Schools

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 in Services for schools news

At Culture Coventry Museums we have a packed programme of exhibitions, workshops and events for school groups and teachers. Plus travel bursaries for pupils making two visits*

Junction work will help motorists and pedestrians

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 in Roads, highways and pavements news

Work will get underway this month on a scheme to drive down traffic congestion and improve pedestrian safety at a major junction in Coventry.

Coventry Museums - Autumn Programme for Secondary Schools

Published on Monday, 10 July 2017 in Services for schools news

At Culture Coventry Museums we have a packed programme of exhibitions, workshops and events for school groups and teachers. Plus travel bursaries for students making two visits*

Coventry wins innovation bid to help children and families

Published on Monday, 10 July 2017 in Children and families news

Coventry’s Children’s Services has successfully bid for £871,000 to help prevent children from being repeatedly referred into social care.

Early Years Training Directory is out now!

Published on Saturday, 08 July 2017 in Services for schools news

The Early Years Training Directory Autumn and Spring Terms 2017/18 (including Paediatric First aid courses) is available to download.

Coundon Hall Park to gain pond and play zone in flood defence work

Published on Friday, 07 July 2017 in Parks and open spaces news

Coundon Hall Park is set to gain a new pond and natural play area with the added benefit of flood protection following the excavation of over 13.5k cubic metres of soil.

St Peter's Centre

St Peter's Centre kitchen revamp

Published on Thursday, 06 July 2017 in Community and living news

A community centre in Hillfields has unveiled a brand new kitchen designed so that it is now accessible for people with disabilities. St Peter’s Centre secured £75,000 of funding – the bulk of which came from waste recycling charity WREN, plus money from donations and grants from local and national foundations.

Cllr Harvard hands over charity cheques

Charities helped through Lord Mayor’s appeal

Published on Wednesday, 05 July 2017 in Lord Mayor news

Former Lord Mayor Cllr Lindsley Harvard has handed over thousands of pounds to two local charities following his year in office.

Independent future demonstrated in video

Published on Wednesday, 05 July 2017 in SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (IASS) news

Coventry City Council has launched a video to encourage people to travel independently and expand their horizons!

Awareness of the stages of grooming

Published on Wednesday, 05 July 2017 in Children and families news

Advice on how to recognise the stages of grooming is available from a regional partnership to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation (CSE).

Have your say on a citywide PSPO

Published on Wednesday, 05 July 2017 in Consultation and feedback news

Illegal off-road motorbikes along with irresponsible use of alcohol and nitrous oxide (laughing gas) could come under a citywide Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) if the public want it to happen.

Wm awards

Godiva named best festival in the West Midlands

Published on Wednesday, 05 July 2017 in Events news

Coventry’s Godiva Festival has won another top award – just days before thousands are set to flock to the War Memorial Park for three days of big-name music and entertainment.

New RE Syllabus Agreed

Published on Friday, 30 June 2017 in Schools, libraries and learning news

A new Religious Education (RE) syllabus has been agreed and will be available for schools in Coventry and Warwickshire ready for the 2017/18 school year.

Doly Moch Mile

Kids raise thousands for Dol-y-Moch during Coventry Half Marathon

Published on Thursday, 29 June 2017 in Events news

£7300 has been raised by school children who ran the Dol-y-Moch Mile as part of this year’s Coventry Half Marathon.

Black youth theatre arts funding

£7.4million of arts funding for Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 27 June 2017 in Arts news

Coventry has been boosted ahead of the UK City of Culture shortlisting as several arts and culture organisations have been awarded key funding status. Arts Council England has announced its new raft of National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs) which means they receive funding and support to help ensure they can deliver art and culture in their areas.

International children s games 2017

City hopes for children’s games success

Published on Tuesday, 27 June 2017 in Sports news

Young Coventry athletes and swimmers, will be competing in this year’s International Children’s Games (ICG) to be staged in Kaunas City, Lithuania from 4 July.

Parking pricing set to change

Published on Friday, 23 June 2017 in Parking, travel and streets news

Coventry City Council looks set to approve changes in car parking charges for the first time since 2010.

Coventry to celebrate Armed Forces Day with 605 Squadron

Published on Friday, 23 June 2017 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry’s Lord Mayor is inviting members of the public to celebrate Armed Forces Day on Saturday 24 June.

Cirque Bijou

Circus spectacular set for Godiva Festival

Published on Thursday, 22 June 2017 in Events news

Coventry’s Godiva Festival is set for a Sunday circus spectacular, thanks to the team behind the bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021.

Tennis pupils 1

Howes Primary School wins Regional Sports Award for inspirational Deaf Tennis Club

Published on Thursday, 22 June 2017 in Schools, libraries and learning news

A city primary school has scooped a PE prize for its tennis club for deaf and hearing impaired pupils.

UK’s largest connected and self-driving vehicle project ready for city streets

Published on Thursday, 22 June 2017 in Community and living news

The UK’s first collaborative trial of connected and autonomous vehicle technology has been given the green light to move out onto city streets.

The Dene River Jazzmen perform at Allesley Hall as part of the Bands in the Park 2017

Published on Thursday, 22 June 2017 in Events news

Week three of Coventry City Council's summer Bands in the Park sees the Dene River Jazzmen playing in the rear garden of Allesley Hall on Sunday 25 June and is FREE to attend.

King hammond

Leading ska and comedy acts named as Godiva Festival reveals the rest of its 2017 line up

Published on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 in Events news

Godiva Festival can now reveal the rest of its 2017 line up.

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